Mobilefest 2006 Symposium


Call for papers and projects

MOBILEFEST is the First International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, and will take place in September, in São Paulo, Brazil. In its first edition, it aims to discuss the sociological, cultural and esthetics implications that mobile phones and their technologies have been promoting globally. In fact, the global transformations the world has been gone through have modified the way we realize, interpret and represent reality.

Nowadays the great majority of people worldwide make use of numerous mobile devices, and artists, engineers, technologists and civil society propose new applications daily for the use of this recent technology. Therefore, within this context comes MOBILEFEST - International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, a Brazilian project that consists of the realization of an international symposium, awarding of the best national works that involve mobile technology and educational workshops.

MOBILEFEST 2006 seeks paper and presentation proposals responding to the Symposium themes:

How can Mobile Technology contribute to democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector?


Submissions should be sent by February 28th 2006 via email to , including the following information:

Telephone number:
Mobile number:
University (optional):
University level (optional):
Proposed category (democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector):

Papers submitted are limited to 30 minutes.
Paper presenters will be grouped thematically according to the proposed category.
Submissions should include a brief description of the proposed presentation (up to 200 words) inclusive work and participants along with appropriate documentation. (rtf, doc or pdf)

Send your submission to: or

ions will be Webcast live and also available as podcasts immediately following presentation.

Submission of proposal abstracts: May 11th, 2006
Notification: June 1th, 2006

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